Canine, Ralph, LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1957, 00GC, National Security Agency (NSA)
Service Years
1917 - 1957
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Lieutenant General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Mar 08, 1969
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LTG Canine was the first Director of the National Security Agency.
He led the NSA from March 1953 thru April 1957.

He had almost 40 years of active service (1917 - 1957).  
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   1947-1949, 00GC, 1st Infantry Division

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Fort Riley
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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2018
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14 Members Also There at Same Time
1st Infantry Division

Dahlquist, John, GEN, (1917-1956) USA 00GC Major General
Milburn, Frank, MG, (1914-1952) USA 00GC Major General
Hodes, Henry, GEN, (1920-1959) USA 00GD Brigadier General
McKee, John, BG, (1913-1953) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Smythe, George, MG, (1924-1957) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Webb, Jr., George, COL, (1943-1976) AR 1203 Captain
Patton, George Smith, MG, (1946-1980) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Starry, Donn A., GEN, (1943-1983) AR 1203 First Lieutenant
Smith, Rozier W, 1SG, (1947-1968) IN 111.10 First Sergeant
Hough, Michael Peter, PFC, (1967-1968) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Morris, Jim, COL, (1948-1987) IN 111.10 Private First Class
Williams, Edward, LTG, (1920-1961) 2010 Major General
Hicks, Charles, COL Colonel
Wooldridge, William, SMA, (1940-1972) First Sergeant

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